Researchers may have created a universal coronavirus vaccine

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iSince the 1960s, scientists have known coronaviruses live among us, attacking in waves year after year. Coronavirus is just one of the many viruses that cause the common cold and accounts for up to 26% of all upper respiratory tract infections in adults. However, these infections rarely cause death, and for decades, a coronavirus vaccine wasn’t […]

Ireland prepares for fourth round of vaccinations as COVID rates climb

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A fourth-round of COVID-19 vaccinations will likely be rolled out in Ireland in the autumn, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said, as cases in the country continue to rise. The rollout would be dependent on advice from the National Immunisation Advisory Council. Still, a new round of vaccines was likely necessary as a result of an […]

FDA authorizes Pfizer Covid booster for children 5 to 11 years old

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The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children ages 5 to 11. Children in the age group can get a booster shot at least five months after they’ve received the primary two-dose series, the FDA said in a statement. Full coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic […]